• Vance and Rana Simms Vance Simms is the Founder/Executive Director of Father Matters, Inc., a nation wide nonprofit organization of "fathers mentoring fathers". In this role he has become a visionary with a goal of "turning the hearts of men back to their children and families". In this book, "Brokenness Produces Pearls", Vance and his wife, Rana, state" We wrote Brokenness Produces Pearls for those who are experiencing the sting of life. We share with them some of our own struggles and how they could turn those struggles into victories. We didn't write this book for those who “have it all together”. This book is for those who are going through tough situations that seem anything but hopeful."
  • Vance Simms Vance Simms is the Founder/Executive Director of Father Matters, Inc., a nation wide nonprofit organization of "fathers mentoring fathers". In this role he has become a visionary with a goal of "turning the hearts of men back to their children and families". Dear Nathan, A Young Man's Journey to Fatherhood is the true story of Vance's triumph over his fatherless childhood, his out-of-control adolescence, and his becoming a father to his oldest son Nathan at the young age of twenty-two. With the odds against him, he fought to be the father to his son that he did not have growing up. This book offers inspiration and hope to fathers young and old across this country. Dads-we're in this together.
  • In this book, “Man Talk”, Vance focuses on 12 must have conversations that we as men, husbands and fathers think about and experience, but don’t talk about. After hearing from thousands of men over the past 17 years, Vance knows the faces change, but the issues stay the same. Now, it’s time for a change! Together, lets fight for our families and future by dealing head on with the issues men face daily; issues that have been keeping us from being all that God has called us to be. It’s time for some real talk, it’s time for some “Man Talk”